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UKBC Finals 2017 - Venue and Date

Many of you will have noticed that we are not returning to the London Coffee Festival  this year for the UKBC finals.  A large part in this decision was the timing, The LCF falls square in the middle of paternity leave for our Events Coordinator. This gave us the opportunity to create a stand alone event where we would be able to provide illuminating and educational content alongside the UK's premier Barista Competition. After a long search we have settled on a venue, the historic Passenger Shed at Brunel's Temple Meads station in Bristol, http://www.brunels-old-station.co.uk/. This iconic venue has impressive scale, something we aim to exploit in creating an exciting event that showcases the UKBC finals. The dates for your...

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Brewers Cup 2017 Leaderboard

As we enter our Spring break (Our events co-ordinator has a new baby arriving in March, hence a break inn the competition schedule), we have 2 heats of the Brewers Cup complete. The means that we have a new leaderboard of the 12 competitors who are currently in line to qualify for the Finals in Glasgow on the 6/7th May. Open Score Compulsory Score Total Score Doug Higgs 77.25 67.83 145.08 Dave Cullen 73.49 67.39 140.88 Lisa-Laura Verhoest 72.85 65.58 138.43 Stacey Barber 71.4 66.58 137.98 Paul Griffiths 75.57 60.88 136.45 Jack Kiff 69.06 67.06 136.12 Jack Henderson 71.6 63.83 135.43 Diana Johnston 71.2 64.17 135.37 Edward Anderson Brown 71.46 63.83 135.29 Dominik Hurthe 63.12 68.83 131.95 Liam Field 63.1...

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Competitions Catch up, UKBC, Brewers And Dates For Your Diary

With Roasting, CIGS and Latte art champions crowned last year, we kicked off the remaining competitions with the first 2017 heats of the Barista Championship and Brewers Cup in Bristol last week.Over two days, Paintworks accommodated both competitions brilliantly with huge thanks to Beyond the Bean for hosting and letting us join in on their birthday celebrations too. The barista competition was hard fought from the off, showing just how high the UK level has risen in recent years. And whilst we don't have heat winners with the top 12 competitors across all heats qualifying for the finals, local pride was up for grabs. The current leaderboard looks like this; Score Callum Parsons 408 Tom Hopkinson 405 Matteo Pavoni 369...

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An Opportunity to Support the UK Barista Championships

Sponsorship up For Tender The 2017 UK Barista championship is about to begin in earnest as competitors, judges, sponsors and spectators make their way to Paintworks in Bristol for the first heat of the competition season. The Barista Championships are special, offering a dynamic platform for coffee across the isles. The competition only grows in popularity and impact, as a celebration of the pursuit of exceptional coffee through the craft, passion and engagement of the barista. The UK has a thriving competition scene with winners going on to compete at the highest level in the World Championships. None of this is possible without the incredible support of the Sponsors. Supporting the competition in this way offers the sponsor the opportunity...

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UK Barista Championship and Brewers Cup 2017 - What you need to know.

Its that time of the season, four competitions are in the books and four Champions have been crowned, which leaves us with two left, the UK Brewers Cup and the big one, the UK Barista Championship. Here’s what you need to know: Regional heats are back, 3 for Brewers Cup and 4 for the UKBC Both will be run to the upcoming 2017 World Championship rules There will be 42 spaces for Brewers Cup and 56 spaces for UKBC Tickets will be released 9am Friday 16th December @ www.scaeuk.com   To help you plan, here’s a timeline of the heats and Finals: February 14th/15th - UKBC heat / UK Brewers Cup heat, Paintworks, Bristol A two day event, with UKBC...

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